Microsoft continues to be aggressive in Java,
releasing its Java development environment; Java support in the
Internet Explorer 3.0.
Sun Microsystems reports 1995 fourth quarter
revenues of $2 billion and record per-share earnings.
Microsoft pursues a strategy of ActiveX controls in its
alpha version of Internet Explorer 3.0 for Windows 95.
June 7, 1996 - Sun Microsystems, Inc., announced The
Java(tm) Alliance, an industry
group dedicated to hastening broad acceptance and
deployment of Java technologies in Taiwan's information industry.
Apple Computer Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, Hitachi, Ltd.,
International Business Machines Corporation,
Microsoft Corporation, Novell, Inc., Silicon Graphics, Inc.,
SunSoft, The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. (SCO) and
Tandem Computers, Inc.
all intend to embed Java into their operating systems